Here’s The Kind Of Love You Should Settle For In 2017 — Thought Catalog

Settle for the kind of love that simultaneously makes you feel accepted for who you are but also makes you want to be a better person.
Find someone who encourages you and supports you and loves you for you. But also, find someone whom you admire so much and respect so much and like so much that you instinctively just want to be a better person, every day, because you feel safe and supported enough to try for it, even if you fail…

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What It Felt Like To Love You

You were the closest thing I ever felt to home.
Every hug that reminded me why humans need to touch…

This is how it feels…

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You were the closest thing I ever felt to home.
A welcome mat smile with a fireplace laugh,
Knowing I could collapse into you when the gravity of everything else
turned my bones to shackles.
When life held me down against my own will,
Shoved my face in gravel, gasps for breath between mouthfuls of dirt.
I could kick off my shoes and rest in you.
Rest in a place that I was always meant to be.
Because it was always supposed to be us.
At least, that’s what you told me.
And I never felt more safe than when I could look up at your constellations.
Slip off Orion’s Belt,
And you could slip into me.

Every song that’s ever given me tingles.
Every hug that reminded me why humans need to touch.
Every moonlit secret that traveled from my lips to yours.
Every broken promise to…

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Date Someone Who Can Challenge You

Above all, date someone who wants to learn from you just as much as you want to learn from them.

Date someone who will help you learn how to live — whatever that may mean to you — and who makes you a better person in the process. 😀

Almost there… 🙂

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Date someone who can challenge you; someone from whom you can learn things that you would never tackle on your own. Date someone who thrives in an area unbeknownst to you, so that you can both expand your understanding beyond your respective intellectual paths. Your own endeavors only comprise a minuscule percentage of all of the knowledge in the world, so why limit yourself to such a small corner of the playing field?

If you are brilliant with logic and numbers, date someone who can draw and design things in an instant that you could not dream up in a month. Date someone who is creative and open-minded. If you are on the shy end of the spectrum, date someone who thrives at building and maintaining relationships. Date someone who understands emotions and feelings because they will guide you through your own when you stumble. If you are a…

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